Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport has suffered a partial power cut. The airport has been experiencing the partial power cut following a drive of Dhaka Electric Supply Company (DESCO) in a nearby area, Group Captain Abdullah Al Farooq, director of Shahjalal airport, told The Daily Star.
Dhaka University (DU) students put the university's academic and administrative buildings under lock and key to press home their four-point demand, including cancellation of seven colleges’ affiliation with the institution.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the Bangladesh envoys in European countries to pursue the economic diplomacy alongside the political one as she joined the first-ever Bangladeshi envoys conference in the British capital in London.
Cancers are on the rise due to various factors. Women are not exception to this. In addition to the breast cancer, women carry the risk of several gynaecological cancers those develop in a woman’s reproductive tract. Cervical cancer is only one type of gynaecological cancer. Other types include ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, and vulvar cancer.
The ongoing flood has submerged 60,000 hectares of paddy and vegetable fields, mainly in the northern districts, affecting both farmers and consumers, as crop loss has sent the vegetable prices soaring for reduced supply in the market.
The July 17 judgement of the Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ) in a case relating to former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav has seen India coming out a winner on most counts against Pakistan. While any India-Pakistan standoff is almost invariably accompanied by chest-thumping and jingoism, it is time to sift the hype from the reality.
We are dismayed that despite dengue becoming a formidable menace for months, the Chief Health Officer of Dhaka South City Corporation is now talking about forming 57 committees in 57 wards of the city in order to destroy mosquito breeding grounds.
From Socrates to Sartre, since the dawn of time, it has been more or less accepted, although not always implemented, that the tools for transformation should be made available to people from all walks of society.
Giant snails inch across a plate of pumpkin and cucumber in central Thailand, an “organic” diet to tease the prized collagen-rich mucus from the molluscs, which to some cosmetic firms are now more valuable than gold.
In the midst of monsoon, five noted singers – Mahadeb Ghose, Priyanka Gope, Shimu Dey, Md Yousuf Ahmed Khan and Shukonna Mazumder Ghosh – brought down showers of encapsulating melodies in Emon Diney Tarey Bola Jai…
Art enthusiasts cannot but get amused with the delightful display of artworks by the 26 contemporary Bangladeshi master painters at Dhaka Gallery, a new establishment by Delvistaa Foundation at Banani, Dhaka.
Signboard Bazar to Kachua road, a 7.5-kilometre-long regional highway that connects Kachua upazila with the Bagerhat district headquarters, is one of the busiest in the district. But it has been in a deplorable state for the past one year.
Leaders of Brahmanbaria Bus-Minibus Owners and Workers Oikya Parishad yesterday threatened to go on an indefinite strike in the district if their seven-point demands, including withdrawal of unauthorised vehicles and CNG-run auto-rickshaws from the highways, are not met by July 25.